Benjamin Moreland, High Master of St. Paul's School

John Smybert1724

Yale Center for British Art

Yale Center for British Art


  • Title: Benjamin Moreland, High Master of St. Paul's School
  • Date Created: 1724
  • Location Created: Edinburgh
  • Subject: "Moreland, Benjamin", school, gesture, Georgian, scholar, man, headmaster, teacher, reading, teaching, ruffles, costume, buckles, shelves, library, curtain, cravat, robes, wig, portrait, knowledge
  • Physical Dimensions: w149.9 x h241.9 cm
  • Location: Not on View
  • Inscription: Signed and Dated: Not signed, not dated
  • Inscription: Inscribed in brown paint, across bottom: "This portrait of Benjamin Moreland, now first master of St. Paul's School, was presented to the company by a society of gentlemen, educated by him at Hackney, as a testimonial of their esteem and gratitude"
  • Artist: John Smibert
  • Type: painting
  • Rights: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
  • External Link: http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1665283
  • Medium: Oil on canvas


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